Mckenzie Bell (Ex-He Is Legend/Bloodjinn) Passes Away

Mckenzie Bell (ex-He Is Legend/Bloodjinn) has sadly passed away. He was only 35.

Bloodjnn commented:

“We are extremely saddened today to find out that our great friend and former guitarist, Mckenzie Bell, has passed away. He was always a blast to hang out with and one incredible riff writer. He was the king of all of the hot sauces. Seriously, his collection was insane. He was largely involved in our ‘This Machine Runs On Empty’ recording process, along with @machinejk76. He even had a great singing voice and will forever be heard on “Moment Of Clarity”. Rest in power brother. You were loved dearly by everyone.”

He Is Legend have since commented as well:

“Learning of McKenzie Bell’s passing has left us all with heavy hearts. He truly was a one of a kind person. We spent many years cutting our teeth playing together in different bands at local spots here in Wilmington, in the practice room, in a tour van across the entire country. We know that he touched many people’s lives in the 35 years he was with us on this planet, and everyone’s memories of him will live on forever. Our hearts go out to his friends and family, especially his loving mother. He had a very long, hard road to go down after his accident. We’re hoping you finally have some peace, McKenzie. Pour it out, boys.”

Bell’s cause of death has yet to be revealed, but he had been dealing with complications related to a serious accident that he was involved in several years ago. The musician was previously documenting his recovery progress on Instagram.

Poison The Well, Showbread, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Poison The Well (performing “The Opposite Of December“), Showbread (performing “No Sir, Nihilism Is Not Practical“), As Friends Rust, and Jeremy Enigk have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, All Get Out, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Beloved, Better Off, Bloodjinn, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Counterparts, Defeater, Eighteen Visions, END, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, Forever Starts Today, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Gideon, Glasseater, Haste, Holy + Gold, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Love Is Red, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, Open Hand, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, Stretch Arm Strong, Terminal, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Darling Fire, The Judas Cradle, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, Varials, With Honor, and Zao. Tickets can be found HERE.

Counterparts, Defeater, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Stretch Arm Strong, Counterparts, Defeater, and End have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, All Get Out, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Beloved, Better Off, Bloodjinn, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Eighteen Visions, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, Forever Starts Today, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Gideon, Glasseater, Haste, Holy + Gold, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Love Is Red, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, Open Hand, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, Terminal, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Darling Fire, The Judas Cradle, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, Varials, With Honor, and Zao.

Gideon, Varials, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Gideon, Varials, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Terminal, Holy+Gold, All Get Out, The Darling Fire, and Forever Starts Today have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Beloved, Better Off, Bloodjinn, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Eighteen Visions, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Glasseater, Haste, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Love Is Red, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, Open Hand, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Judas Cradle, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, With Honor, and Zao.

Bloodjinn, Open Hand, Etc. Added To 2020 Furnace Fest

Bloodjinn, Open Hand, The Judas Cradle, and Love Is Red have been added to the 2020 Furnace Fest. That event will take place at the Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, AL on September 18-20 and it will also feature: ’68, Andrew W.K., Astronoid, August Burns Red, Avail, Beloved, Better Off, Boysetsfire, Cave In, Codeseven, Comeback Kid, Converge, Eighteen Visions, ERRA, Evergreen Terrace, Every Time I Die, Few Left Standing, From Autumn To Ashes, Further Seems Forever, Glasseater, Haste, Hopesfall, Hot Water Music, Knocked Loose, Life In Your Way, Living Sacrifice, Luxury, Mineral, Misery Signals, Norma Jean, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Shai Hulud, The Appleseed Cast, The Beautiful Mistake, The Casket Lottery, The Juliana Theory, Unearth, Unwed Sailor, With Honor, and Zao.